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Due to the public health risk surrounding the Coronavirus, the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is currently unable to accept walk-in customers and phone calls. For all inquiries, please utilize the email addresses found on the Board Contact Information webpage.

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State Board of Accountancy

The State Board of Accountancy regulates the practice of public accountants and certified public accountants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Board’s functions include the regulation of the licensure and registration of public accountants and the licensure and certification of certified public accountants. The Board promulgates, amends and enforces requirements for continuing education and standards of professional conduct applicable to public accountants and certified public accountants.
Coronoavirus Information
Learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
NASBA testing shutdown due to COVID-19 outbreak:
Exam Credit Extensions

As a result of the recent closure of the Prometric test sites resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy has determined that those candidates whose exam credit/s expire(s) from now through June 30, 2020 will be granted an extension until September 30, 2020 for those applicable exam sections.

Letters for those candidates will be forthcoming as soon as possible
Please note that neither the Board/Commission, nor its staff or counsel, are permitted to provide legal advice or advisory opinions, including interpretations of the law or regulations, or any indication as to how the Board would vote on any given case or scenario.  You are invited to contact a private attorney or professional organization for advice or guidance.